Barcelona [Spain] : The prime suspect in Barcelona attack Moussa Oukabir has been shot dead by police in the nearby seaside town of Cambrils, reports Express.
Hours after the Barcelona attack, a lone police officer shot dead four of the five suspects who were in a car that was driven into pedestrians in Cambrils.
Earlier, the police force for Spain‘s Catalonia region confirmed that four suspects were shot dead, and a fifth, who was wounded and arrested, has died during the anti-terror operation in the resort town of Cambrils and the explosive belts they were carrying have been detonated by the force’s bomb squad.
Six by-standers were wounded, one critically and another seriously. A police officer was also lightly injured in the counter-terror operation.
At least 14 people were killed and more than 100 were injured on Thursday when a van crashed into a crowd that regularly throng Barcelona’s Las Ramblas boulevard, a destination popular with tourists.